AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Students and faculty will host an event on Friday at 10 a.m. in honor of a national campaign to raise awareness for mental health issues.
The Austintown Fitch Life Literature students joined, "The Storytellers," sponsored by the non-profit organization, "To Write Love On Her Arms," and have raised $3,343 in a two-month period.
As the highest national fundraiser, the students were awarded the public event congratulating them and highlighting the work the students.
Licensed Mental Health Counselour Aaron Moore, The Storytellers Director Chloe Grabinski and former Valencia band member Shane Henderson will be speaking, storytelling and playing acoustic music.
The students' main goal with the campaign is to erase the stigma attached to talking about mental illnesses.
21 News Healthy Living reporter Kate Keller will provide more coverage from the event in the evening report.